A preview of the 50th Bologna Book Fair includes the TOC Bologna program, Sweden as the Guest of Honor Country, and a list of award winners recognized during the fair.
The shortlist of ten children’s book titles selected by Children’s Books Ireland honors Irish authors and illustrators, and six final winners will be announced on May 8.
The latest publishing news from Brazil includes a survey of book prices and market share for various genres for 2012, February’s bestseller lists and more.
The shortlist for this year’s Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals — among the UK’s top prizes for children’s literature — includes several previous award-winners, making for stiff competition.
Tens of millions of kids will never see a a book in the language they speak, so NGO Room to Read has published 850 titles in Lao, Hindi, Tamil, Kiswahili, and 25 other languages.
A pocket edition FLIP Paraty will be held in the UK this October, Machado magazine #2 is out now, and Brazil’s Bologna catalog available for download.
Five years old today, Paris-based literary magazine ActuaLitté has just acquired Neverending Stories, the first French website dedicated to children’s and YA books.
Comic author Stephan Pastis talks about his first children’s book, Timmy Failure, which is being supported by a $250,000 marketing campaign from Candlewick Press.
A study of Palestinian and Israeli textbooks found not bigotry so much as a ‘lack of information about the religions, culture, economic and daily activities of the other.’
By offering writers ready made art as inspiration, Storybird has attracted 2 million users and is turning traditional children’s and YA publishing workflow on its head.